Election Frustrations

Australia is headed for a federal election in two and a bit weeks. I’m pretty sure the whole world is now laughing at us after the events in June, where Prime Minister Julia Gillard was ousted by the same people who ousted Kevin Rudd to install her, only to reinstate Kevin Rudd. My head hurts.…

Politics or a Circus?

I surely can’t be the only one glued to the internet tonight trying to find out WTF is going on with our elected officials? Another leadership spill? For goodness sake people, why not throw leadership of the country over to a group of toddlers? A punch and a kick and then everyone will get over…

Hilarious News Headline

Scrolling through the news headlines this morning I came across this gem, as it was titled in the homepage: “Lion mauls woman to death during sex” I’m not ashamed to admit that my mind dived straight into bestiality and I incredulously announced to everyone around me at work “This chick was shagging a lion and…

Eep

Ok guys, it’s getting a little scary how many people have read my post about Cailee’s birth now. It was never my intention to garner any kind of attention, only to purge myself of some distasteful memories. I wrote that for myself and assumed only a handful of people would read it. There’s a few…

Giving Birth During Cyclone Yasi

*This is very long and personal post about my daughter’s birth. But I’m sick to death of only hearing the ‘good’ stories while mine goes untold* February 1st is my daughter’s second birthday. A milestone that five or six years ago seemed completely impossible, yet it’s not a milestone I’m not yet able to embrace…

Under Siege… Again

I’m interrupting my regular programming to write about the apocalypse. Oh, you think I’m being whimsical? Far from it. Australia is under siege by mother nature this January. Fires have devastated NSW, Tasmania and Victoria and floods are destroying Queensland and Northern NSW. On top of all of this, the Telstra Network was down for…